Grammar Matters – So, Three Pronouns Walk Into a Bar

 

 

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Grammar matters. OK, really truly, it does.  So here are some grammar matters worth sharing with fellow word nerds.  AND there’s even a little something for math geeks too.

BAR JOKES

Three pronouns walked into a bar.  She let him have it.

An interjection walked in to a bar. OUCH!

The past, the present, and the future walk in to a bar. It was tense.

Three intransitive verbs walk into a bar. They sit. They drink. They leave.

A gerund and an infinitive walk into a bar, drinking to drink.

A sentence fragment walked into a bar. Sensing something was missing.

 

Punctuation Saves Lives!

Let’s eat Dad.

Let’s eat, Dad.

I like cooking my family and my pets.

I like cooking, my family, and my pets

We’re going to learn to cut and paste kids.

We’re going to learn to cut and paste, kids.

 

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A visual explanation of why you may want to use the Oxford Comma, also referred to as the serial comma (Link to Serial Comma)

 

Dear Girls,

We hate periods too.

Sincerely,

Commas

 

What is the meaning of this?!? Oh, it’s a pronoun.

Irony is when someone writes, “Your an idiot”.

 

In Search of Truth

A woman, without her man, is nothing.

OR

A woman: without her, man is nothing.

 

Knock Knock

Who’s there?

To.

To who?

It’s to whom.

WARNING – RATED PG 13

Grammar: the difference between knowing your crap and knowing you’re crap.

I would rather cuddle then make love. If you’re good with grammar you’ll get it.

Capitalization is the difference between helping your Uncle Jack off a horse and your uncle jack off a horse.

 

THE CROSSROADS – WORD NERDS & MATH GEEKS

 

 

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It works, especially when they work so well together. Math & grammar matter.

Sep 16, 2016

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Mylinh Shattan is a writer who has lived on three continents, served in the Army, worked in corporate America, and taught in college. She loves adventures, in the world and in the mind. Literature is relevant and learning is a lifelong pursuit, so you might as well have a bit of fun along the way.

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